Lennon - boys name

Lennon name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Lennon name meaning:

The name Lennon is of Irish origin and is derived from the Gaelic surname Ó Leannáin, meaning "descendant of Leannán." Leannán is a term that can be translated as "lover" or "sweetheart" and is typically used to refer to a male lover or sweetheart. Therefore, the name Lennon carries connotations of love and affection.

When used as a given name for a boy, Lennon also often pays homage to the legendary musician and peace activist John Lennon, who was a member of the iconic band, The Beatles. John Lennon's influence on popular culture and his dedication to peace, love, and music have made the name Lennon a symbol of creativity, artistry, and harmony.

Choosing the name Lennon for a boy can be seen as a way to honor the legacy of John Lennon and his impact on music and peace movements, while also embracing the meaning of the name itself, which is associated with love and affection.

Origin: Celtic

Little cape.



Other boys names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 257 out of 4789

185 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

  • 5yrs

  • 1yr


    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (328)

Historical popularity of Lennon

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Lennon from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Lennon in 2024